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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Ingersoll-Rand, Endo International, Glanbia and Smurfit Kappa Group

2018-09-17 zacks
Chicago, IL – September 17, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Ingersoll-Rand Plc (IR - Free Report) , Endo International plc (ENDP - Free Report) , Glanbia plc (GLAPY - Free Report) and Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SMFKY - Free Report) .
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Manufacturing Activity Heats Up: 4 Growth Stocks to Grab

2018-09-17 zacks
The U.S. manufacturing activity has picked up tempo as exhibited by the stellar performance of Institute for Supply Management (ISM) index in August 2018. The index increased 3.2% from July to 61.3% in August — the highest reading since 2004. This was driven by strong demand for U.S. manufacturing goods, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which has helped to overcome the hurdles like supply chain bottlenecks, rising input prices, shortage of skilled labourers and global trade uncertainties.
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Irish Economy Rebounds in Q2: 4 Great Picks

2018-09-14 zacks
Per the latest report by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office on Sep 13, the fastest-growing economy of the European Union surged beyond expectations in the second quarter. Growth was buoyed by a steady increase in technology exports. With unemployment already near a 10-year low, the country has witnessed strength in its service sector as well as household spending.
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Is Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA) a Hot ETF Right Now?

2018-09-12 zacks
A smart beta exchange traded fund, the Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA - Free Report) debuted on 04/02/2007, and offers broad exposure to the Mid Cap ETFs category of the market.
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U.S. Manufacturing Logs Best Gain in 14 Years: 5 Top Picks

2018-09-05 zacks
U.S. manufacturing business continues to gather steam amid tariff-related uproar rooted by President Trump and other overseas countries, including China. Per the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) survey, the Purchasing Managers Index clocked its best gain since 2004 in August this year. The remarkable expansion was primarily backed by growth in orders, production and employment.
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New Strong Buy Stocks for August 30th

2018-08-30 zacks
NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NCS - Free Report) : This company that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets metal products has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.6% over the last 60 days.
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Ingersoll-Rand Worth Buying on Healthy End Markets, Buyouts

2018-08-30 zacks
We believe that Ingersoll-Rand plc (IR - Free Report) is a solid choice for investors seeking exposure in the industrial machinery space. The stock, with roughly $25-billion market capitalization, has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) on Aug 30. Moreover, the stock’s investment appeal is accentuated by a favorable VGM Score of B. The company delivered better-than-expected results in three out of the last four quarters, with an average positive earnings surprise of 5.
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Is Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA) a Hot ETF Right Now?

2018-08-20 zacks
The Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA - Free Report) made its debut on 04/02/2007, and is a smart beta exchange traded fund that provides broad exposure to the Mid Cap ETFs category of the market.
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Here's Why You Should Buy Ingersoll-Rand (IR) Stock Now

2018-08-16 zacks
U.S. GDP growth tapped the best gain in the past four years during the April-June quarter. Solid business and consumer spending, along with growth in exports, helped drive economic growth in the country.
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Ingersoll-Rand Plc (IR) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-07-25 seekingalpha
Good morning. My name is Virgil and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Ingersoll Rand Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers' remarks there will be a question and answer session. Thank you. Zac Nagle, Vice President of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference.
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Ingersoll (IR) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Revises Full-Year View

2018-07-25 zacks
With a diverse portfolio of industrial and commercial products, Ingersoll-Rand Plc (IR - Free Report) is a premier player in the industrial goods market. This Dublin, Ireland-based firm has a solid foundation of global brands with a leading market share in all major product lines. After the divestiture of the commercial and residential security businesses, IR has been diligently focusing on improving the efficiencies and capabilities of its core businesses.
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Ingersoll (IR) to Post Q2 Earnings: Another Beat in Store?

2018-07-23 zacks
Ingersoll-Rand Plc (IR - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 25, before the market opens. The company pulled off an average positive earnings surprise of 3.91%, over the last four quarters. Notably, in the last reported quarter, Ingersoll-Rand’s earnings of 70 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 12.9%. The Estimate for the to-be-reported quarter is pegged at $1.
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Kaman started at neutral with $75 stock price target at J.P. Morgan

2018-07-12 marketwatch
June ISM manufacturing index witnessed the best gain in the four months amid trade war anxieties. This call for bets on top-ranked manufacturing stocks.
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Is Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA) a Hot ETF Right Now?

2018-07-05 zacks
Launched on 04/02/2007, the Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF (CZA - Free Report) is a smart beta exchange traded fund offering broad exposure to the Mid Cap ETFs category of the U.S. equity market.
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RPT- Trump tariffs force companies to rework supply chains

2018-06-26 reuters
CHICAGO, June 25 (Reuters) - From global manufacturers such as Harley-Davidson Inc to small tech startups, companies are scrambling to rework supply chains built for an era of stable, open trade policy that is now under threat.
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